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Potentilla hyparctica
subarctic cinquefoil
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Distribution: Known only from west of the Cascades crest in Whatcom County in Washington; Alaska to Washington, also south to south-central Montana and Wyoming; circumboreal.

Habitat: Alpine rocky slopes, talus, heath, turf, and snowmelt meadows, often acidic.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:

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Accepted Name:
Potentilla hyparctica Malte
Publication: Rhodora 36: 177. 1934.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Infraspecies:
ssp. elatior – subarctic cinquefoil   Known only from west of the Cascades crest in Whatcom County in Washington; Alaska to Washington, also south to south-central Montana and Wyoming; circumboreal.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Potentilla hyparctica in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Potentilla hyparctica checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Potentilla hyparctica atlas page.

CalPhotos: Potentilla hyparctica photos.

USDA Plants: Potentilla hyparctica information.

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